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Dorothy J. Sawyer


1946 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy J. Sawyer Obituary
Dorothy Jean Sawyer, 70, of Franklin, died peacefully at her home, with family by her side, Friday, September 30, 2016 following an illness. Born August 15, 1946, in Framingham, a daughter of the late Edgar P. and Grace H. (Tryon) Sawyer, she was a former longtime resident of Holliston, before moving to Franklin several months ago. She was raised and educated in Holliston, and worked as a dietician at the former Cushing Hospital in Framingham. Dorothy loved to color, do needlepoint, spend time with her family and was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Holliston. She is survived by her siblings, Carolyn Carr and her husband David of New Bern, North Carolina, Robert Sawyer and his wife Joanne of Palm Harbor, Florida, Andrew Sawyer and his wife Evelyn of Medfield, Allen Sawyer and his wife Martha of Bellingham and Hope Sawyer of Franklin, Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, a uncle Wally Straight and her faithful four-legged companion Buku. She was the sister of the late Donald Sawyer and Susan L. Sawyer. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Service Wednesday, October 5, at 11 a.m. in the First Baptist Church of Holliston, 40 High Street, Holliston. Interment will follow at Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the , 5 Manley St., West Bridgewater, MA 02379. Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Charles F. Oteri and Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St. Guestbook/directions www.oterifuneralhome.com.
Published in The Country Gazette from Oct. 2 to Oct. 14, 2016
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